Mid-Coast School Notebook: Jan. 22

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Student art wanted

The Teen Library Council at Patten Free Library in Bath is accepting submissions for its second annual student art show, slated for the month of April.

The Council will accept original submissions in any medium, including drawings, paintings, sculpture, original cartoons and animé, through March 30. Artists should be in grades seven through 12; entries may be submitted at the information desk. The council will not accept submissions of “fan art,” but original cartoons and comic strips will be considered.

“We were very excited by the student response last year,” said Jack Martin, a Morse High School senior and Teen Library Council member. “We had almost 30 pieces in the show. We hope to have an even bigger selection of works and artists this year.”

The Council will also host an artists reception April 8. For more information, contact Roberta Jordan at Patten Free Library at 443-5141, ext. 25.

Bank awarding scholarships

Mechanics Savings Bank is offering $17,000 in Banking on the Future scholarships to high school graduates pursuing higher education. Participating high schools include Brunswick, Edward Little, Gray/New Gloucester, Lewiston, Mt. Ararat, Saint Dominic Academy, Oak Hill and Windham.

Students are selected by their high school guidance departments based on academic success; service to school, community and/or family; and involvement in extracurricular activities. Scholarship applications can be downloaded from the bank’s website at http://bit.ly/1ZzdmiO or picked up at the guidance office at participating high schools or a local Mechanics Savings Bank branch. The application deadline varies by school.

Dean’s lists

Keene State College

Ethan Cyr of Brunswick

Marissa Eltzroth of Bath

To qualify, undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and achieve a 3.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Stonehill College

Christopher D. Bruno of Brunswick, a member of the Class of 2016 and a marketing major at the College.

University of Vermont

Clare Tolan of Bath, a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences

Juliana Rattey of Brunswick, a dietetics nutrition & food sciences major in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Sophie Knox of Brunswick, a communication science & disorders major in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences

To be named, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.